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GEO_ZM1992 (V101_ZM1992)
Zambia regions, 1992 [GIS]

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GEO_ZM1992 (V101_ZM1992) indicates the region of Zambia where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 1992 Zambia survey are equivalent to provinces.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There is also an integrated variable, GEO_ZM1992_2013, that provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_ZM1992 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_ZM1992 (V101_ZM1992) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_ZM1992, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Zambia 1992: All women age 15-49.
  • Zambia: 1992-H, 1992-W, 1992-C, 1992-B